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  1. What Does China Think?

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan What Does China Think? by Mark Leonard Fourth Estate, HK$138 Pan Wei, Hu Angang, Yan Xuetong. They may not be household names but they are part of a growing number of influential Chinese intellectuals fostering debate about their country� ...

  2. Courses At a glance

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Master of Arts Programme in Chinese Linguistics and Language Acquisition, Department of Linguistics & Modern Languages, Chinese University of Hong Kong Aimed at providing systematic training in Chinese language structure, the acquisition of Chinese an ...

  3. At A Glance

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Adela Ma

    ... Adela Ma Claudio Fernandez-Araoz is from Buenos Aires. He graduated with undergraduate and graduate degrees in industrial engineering at the Argentine Catholic University and obtained his MBA at Stanford University. Over a 25-year quest for the keys to or ...

  4. Academics deny 'freedom threat from Confucius'

    Posted Nov 24th 2007, 12:00am by Geoffrey Maslen, Liz Gooch

    ... Geoffrey Maslen and Liz Gooch Academics have rejected a claim by a former Australian consul general to Hong Kong that Confucius Institutes could threaten academic freedom. Addressing the Sydney Institute think-tank on Monday, Jocelyn Chey warned accepting ...

  5. The importance of women in Chinese history

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Shieh International academics converged on Baptist University this week to discuss the important role of women in Chinese history. The two-day conference, which ended yesterday, drew 40 local and overseas participants and focused on the difficulties ...

  6. Minorities get access to schools through central allocation scheme

    Posted Jun 04th 2004, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng Children who do not speak Chinese have for the first time been offered places in government and aided primary schools through the central allocation system. Of 541 non-Chinese-speaking children who applied for primary-school places, 168 have be ...

  7. Learning language

    Posted Feb 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As overseas student numbers grow, a committee of academics at Chinese University has recommended core courses be taught in English. Do you think the principal language of instruction should remain Chinese? ...

  8. New lingua franca has everybody talking

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As China opens up to the world, Putonghua is becoming more popular among foreign students and businesspeople Two facts point to the increasing popularity of Putonghua worldwide: registration of Chinese-character domain names on the internet, and the Chine ...

  9. Pinyin's rise fuels dispute over what's in a name

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com A debate is growing in cyberspace about a trend that has seen more mainland universities adopt pinyin- romanised versions of Mandarin script- for the official English translations of their names in recent years, with some pe ...

  10. The Performance

    Posted May 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Performance Staged Readings by Chinese Canadians As part of Festival Canada, Cahoots Theatre Projects performs readings of new Canadian plays that reflect the country's diversity. Tomorrow: Peking Duck by Jovanni Sy is about Master Lo's kitc ...




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